If your New Year's resolutions to live a healthy lifestyle have already started to pall, new cancer research published in ecancermedicalscience may provide the motivation needed to stick with them.
The study of half a million subjects found that hard-won healthy choices led to a total reduction of about one-third in cancer risk and possibly a greater risk in cancer mortality. Keep reading for m... ››› more
When it comes to nutrition, we tend to keep things simple and break it down into pieces: Protein, carbohydrates, fat and so on. But there's so much more to eating a healthy diet than consuming an appropriate amount of macronutrients to keep your blood sugar levels, gut health and other aspects of your health in check.
In our modern day diet, there's one nutrient that's causing some serious prob... ››› more
A body of epidemiologic studies suggest that people with higher blood levels of vitamin D, otherwise known as the sunshine vitamin, are at lower risk for colorectal cancer.
Now, a new study published in the JAMA Oncology suggests that the same may hold true for breast cancer...
The study found that women with optimal vitamin D levels also had a better chance of surviving breast cancer. To u... ››› more
In 99% of skin cancer cases, the cancer is clearly visible on the outside of the boy - think moles, rashes, blemishes or lesions. However, in 1% of people, symptoms are invisible…
It's rare, but some people experience non-skin symptoms that are their first clue that they have skin cancer. In case you fall into this unlucky minority group, read on to learn about four skin cancer signs that you... ››› more
On most days, you do what you can to brush your teeth both morning and night. But some nights, you fall asleep before you make it to the bathroom to get things done. While this seems like a harmless habit, it might not be if you do it repeatedly.
A new study published in the journal Cancer Research has revealed that not brushing your teeth can increase your risk of throat cancer. The study foun... ››› more
You get regular colonoscopies to check for colon cancer and see a dermatologist to make sure you don't have skin cancer. But what about thyroid cancer - is it even something you're concerned about?
Perhaps not, but maybe you should be. The number of people diagnosed with thyroid cancer has doubled since the 1970s. Woman, in particular, seem to be at risk. Here are four symptoms to watch out for... ››› more
New research from The University of Southern Denmark and the Danish Cancer Society has fond a clear connection between skin cancer and antihypertensive medicine containing hydrochlorothiazide.
In a previous study, the researchers demonstrated that the medicine, which is one of the most commonly used drugs for hypertension worldwide, can increase the risk of lip cancer. For the full findings of... ››› more
A beer belly doesn't only affect your self-esteem, but also your odds of developing aggressive prostate cancer. This is according to a recent study conducted by researchers at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in the United States.
The study also found that if you're 40 years old and obese, you're at double the risk of developing the deadly disease! For the full findings, keep ... ››› more
Findings presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research last year revealed a link between certain mouth germs and a heightened risk of pancreatic cancer.
“We identified two types of bacteria that are associated with a higher risk for pancreatic cancer and have been tied in the past to such diseases as periodontitis, or inflammation of the gums,” explained le... ››› more
Attention all prostate cancer patients! The results of a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention have revealed that when abundant, two types of fat molecules circulating in your blood - cholesterol and triglycerides - can boost your risk of cancer recurrence.
“Our findings suggest that normalization, or even partial normalisation, of serum lipid levels among men with d... ››› more
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